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Elizabeth River Run 10K & Mile Races

Saturday September 19th, 2020

Portsmouth, VA

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This is a 10K on a flat & fast point to point course starting at Old Dominion University, running around campus then heading North on the Elizabeth River Trail through gorgeous, historic tree-lined neighborhoods along the waterfront, over the Hampton Blvd Bridge with sweeping views of the Elizabeth and Lafayette Rivers and finishing in a verdant private park at the Port of Virginia.


Tidewater Striders will be partnering with the Elizabeth River Trail Foundation, a local 501(c)3 non-profit. The Elizabeth River Trail is a 10.5 mile multi-modal public trail that will host the Elizabeth River Run. The ERT Foundation's mission is to enhance and activate the trail, making it safer and more beautiful for runners, cyclists, and pedestrians alike. 



$45 for 10k until December 1st /$50 until May 1st, 2022 / $60 until Raceday and $15 for the mile. Strider Club members receive a $5.00 discount up until the close of online registration. Golden Runners/Strider Plus Runners are also discounted until the close of online registration.



Elite Registration

If you qualify with the times below you can receive a Comp Registration. Please contact our Race Director at [email protected], Your time must be from a 10K race completed between Jan 1 2021 and May 1st 2022.

Open Male Sub - 31min             Open Female Sub - 37min

Male Masters Sub - 36min         Female Masters Sub - 42min



10k - top 3 overall female and male finishers in the following categories: Overall, Masters, 19&under, 5-year age groups 20-74 and 75+. Top male & female walkers. Youth age group awards for the one mile as well.


Prize money will be awarded in the top 3 male and female and overall male and female masters winners.

1st place Male & Female Overall $500

2nd place Male & Female Overall $250

3rd place Male & Female Overall $125

1st place Male & Female Masters $125



All clubs and groups are welcome. Will be based on age-graded results, the 1st place team will be awarded the ERR Cup. You can Register your team and sign up for the team when Registering for the race on run signup.


FUNDRAISING - Individual and Team. Raise $250 for your run from friends and family and win a Tidewater Striders, Elizabeth River Run, and Elizabeth River Trail swag/prize pack for 1, raise $500, and get a prize pack for 2! Help the Elizabeth River Trail and Tidewater Striders bring back the ERR 10K bigger, better and on a more beautiful trail for years to come! Your donations allow us to organize clean-ups, recruit trail ambassadors, and offer free family-friendly and fitness events along the trail year-round. The deadline to meet the fundraising goal is May 21st! 


How to become a fundraiser:

1. Sign In to RunSignup
2. Go to your Profile
3. Click My Registered Races
4. Click Manage next to the registration to Manage
5. Click Fundraiser in the left-hand sidebar to begin

If you have any questions, please reach out to Dita Beard, Assistant Director at Elizabeth River Trail Foundation at [email protected] 



Quality race shirts and finishers medals, Post-race Party is Back with Local Craft Beer, Food, Live Music, and Vendors https://events.elizabethrivertrail.org/err



Advance packet pick-up will be at  Smartmouth Brewery in Norfolk, VA on May 26th and May 27th. Advance packet pick up only. More details coming soon! Race day packet pickup will be available for out of town participants


MORE INFORMATION http://tidewaterstriders.com/races or orange[email protected] 757-735-3685



The Elizabeth River Run 10k is presented by Sentara. Thank you to our partners, Old Dominion University and the Port of Virginia. Are you interested in becoming a sponsor for the race? Reach thousands of local residents and support a beloved local event and organization. Learn more: https://events.elizabethrivertrail.org/err-sponsorship

Race Distances

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Elizabeth River Run 10K Run Click to Find Out Register »
Elizabeth River Run Mile Click to Find Out Register »
Elizabeth River Run 10K Racewalk Click to Find Out Register »
Elizabeth River Combo - 10K & Mile Click to Find Out Register »
Elizabeth River Toddler 200 Meter Dash Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

300 Wavy Street, Portsmouth, VA

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